Jumpsuit Turned Dress: McCalls 7632 & 6955

I love a Frankenpattern (chop and screwing two patterns together)

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All About the Angles: McCalls 7774

A long time in the making, my second make of McCalls 7774

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On the Run Outfit: McCalls 7755

What I wore to the On the Run II show!

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B&W Link Wrap Dress: McCalls 6884

M6884: An easy and basic faux wrap dress

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Y’all voted, I made it! McCalls 7577

I let y’all pick and you were right!

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Navy Leaf Outfit: McCalls 7757

I absolutely adore this retro 70’s vibe crop top and wide leg pants outfit.

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2018 Spring Patterns Review

I’m starting to have a weird love/hate relationship with patterns. I’m a pattern sewists, sure I draft somethings, but I’ve found most things I dream up or see and want to recreate can be found in a pattern. Or at least I can use a pattern as a starting place and make some mods to…

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Sequins and Velvet Jogger Set

Miss Socialite, like most little girls (and many women), loves this trend of reversible (or mermaid) sequins. I bought her a reversible sequin tablet case and now she wants sequin storage boxes and pillows for her room. So of course when Joann started carrying this reversible sequin fabric I knew I had to make something…

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A look back at 2017

I don’t always write a end of the year recap post, but I’ve made several pieces that I just love in 2017. Let me share them with you! I started the year off with a BANG! I sewed 10 items in just two months for my Pattern Review’s Sudoku Contest entry. The rules were to create…

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Coral Floral Girls Sundress: McCalls 7079

Not sure why I never got around to sharing this look, but better late than never. After first trying liverpool knit from Finch Fabrics to make McCalls 7046  I fell in love with it.  Apparently so did Miss Socialite because she wanted to know when I was going to make her something with it. I…

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Wine Floral Maxi: McCalls 7561

Who doesn’t love a maxi dress? I mean they are great for spring, summer and fall. I never seem to have enough but my go to maxi patterns have been McCalls 7121 and 6744, but I when Maggie Elaine shared her version of McCalls 7561 on Instagram I decided I needed one too.

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Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee Round 2

So I entered this years Pattern Review Sewing Bee! You wouldn’t know that unless you follow me on Instagram (so if you missed it follow here), but that’s my fault as I entered Week 1 at the very last minute. And by last minute I mean I cut and sewed my entry the night before…

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Stretch Dashiki Dress: McCalls 6886

Many sewists list McCalls 6886 as a tried-n-true pattern. I am one of them, my lastest version is in this great stretch dashiki.

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What I’ve Sewn: 2017 Second Quarter Recap

This quarter I’ve sewn up 14 different projects for myself and others! Wanna see what I made?

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A Tried and True Review: McCalls 6886

Anyone who has been sewing clothing for anytime has likely sewn or heard of the TNT (tried-and-true) McCalls 6886. So why is M6886 a TNT pattern?  Well it’s so simple! Can be made with as little as two pattern pieces (View D & F) Can be sewn is 1-2 hours Can be easily graded for those…

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